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May 2017

Connecticut’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC): In a Low-Wage Economy, the EITC is More Important than Ever

Every job should allow parents to provide food, shelter, and financial security for their children.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
May 2017

A Better Approach to Budgeting: Concerns about the Austerity Approach of State Budget Proposals

Connecticut’s budget is the clearest statement of its policy priorities.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
April 2017

The Cost of Business Tax Breaks in Connecticut

In a new report, Connecticut Voices for Children estimates the costs of business tax breaks in fiscal year (FY) 2017 to be $707 million.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
March 2017

Connecticut Youth Opportunity Atlas

This report analyzes town-by-town data to map outcomes related to opportunity such as teen birth rates and academic achievement.

Issue Areas:
Education, Family Economic Security
March 2017

Care 4 Kids in Connecticut: The Impact of Program Closure on Children, Parents, and Providers

The Care 4 Kids child care subsidy has played a key role in providing quality child care to low-income working families in Connecticut, enrolling an average of about 21,000 children per month in 20

Issue Area:
Early Care
February 2017

The Governor’s Budget – A Comparison to Current Year Appropriations

This analysis of the Governor’s budget proposal for fiscal years (FY) 2018 and 2019 addresses both the revenue and expense side of the budget, assessing the proposed investments in children a

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
January 2017

Connecticut's Declining Children's Budget

Recent budget trends put Connecticut's investments in children and families are in jeopardy.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
January 2017

Equal Funding for Equal Effort: A Proposal to Reform Property Tax Funding for Local Education in Connecticut

Thriving communities are made possible by good schools, roads, and other public systems.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Education
January 2017

Revenue Options are Key to Addressing Budget Shortfalls and Supporting Thriving Communities

Long-term investments in children and families have been the cornerstone of the state’s prosperity.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
January 2017

2017 Legislative Briefing

We can all agree that children deserve the opportunity to develop to their full potential.  In Connecticut, that shared goal can become a statewide reality. 

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice